Your Name and Title: Brad Wilson, 4th Grade Teacher


School, Library, or Organization Name: Lakeshore Public Schools


Co-Presenter Name(s):


Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Michigan, USA


Language in Which You Will Present: English


Target Audience(s): Elementary/middle school teachers, administrators, technology staff


Short Session Description: Using Social Media to communicate with families and enhance your digital classroom community.


Full Session Description:

Twitter and Facebook are integrated into almost every part of society, so why not into your classroom?  Students can Tweet about learning & parents can Like student projects! Stop spending time updating parents with wordy newsletters & learn how these easy tools can save time and enrich your classroom community!


 Participants will:

  • Observe examples of social media use for parent communication
  • Observe examples of social media use with students
  • Find links to help justify & advocate for social media use
  • Note tips & tricks for setting up social media accounts and using them in the teaching and learning process


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